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Scientific Name Hypostomus sp. (L233)   
Common Names LDA009
L233
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A large spotted species. It was thought that L224 was the juvenile form and L233 is the adult but L224 proved to be a different species when Adult. L233 is however also LDA09, long thought to be H. mutucae, but that species has small spots on the head.
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Distribution Brazil: Mato Grosso, Rio Cuiaba, near the town of Cuiaba.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2010 Oct 29 10:54 (species record created: 2002 Apr 06 00:00)